Residence Halls – Transfers/Re-Admit

Residence Halls: Transfer/Re-Admit (Fall 2014)

Mead Hall

Bedroom Dimensions: 15’6″ x 11’6″ sq. ft.
Suite Sq. Ft.: 790 sq ft. avg. for entire suite, 180 sq ft. avg. for bedroom
Capacity: five person suites (one two-person & one three-person bedroom)
Population: 381 students
Gender: Co-ed by suite

Description:
Mead Hall houses 381 men and women in five person suites , one two-person bedroom and one three-person bedroom. Each suite has a common living area, one private bathroom, and central heat and air conditioning. The bedrooms are furnished with beds, study desks, dressers, desk chairs, built- in closets, and windows with blinds. Mead Hall is  equipped with laundry facilities, an exercise room, a game room with a pool table, ping pong and air hockey tables,  and a computer/study lounge, all located on the ground floor. Vending facilities and TV lounges are available throughout the building. Mead Hall residents are required to purchase the Silver meal plan but may elect to purchase the Gold meal plan. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls.

Transfer students are assigned based on age and number of credits transferring into Eastern (only those credits known at time of placement can be taken into account). Mead Hall transfer beds are reserved for transfer students who are the traditional freshmen – sophomore aged students and have less than 60 credits. Students with more credits may be assigned to these spaces as needed.

5-person suite layout
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Contact Information
Office: (860) 465-0701
Hall Director: (860) 465-0703
Hall Director: (860) 465-0704

Occum Hall

(Transfers housed on 1st and 2nd floors)

Apartment Bedroom Dimensions: 10′x16′ sq. ft.
Apartment Sq. Ft.: 190 sq. ft. avg per bedroom
Capacity: 4 and 6 person apartments, double rooms
Population: 243 students
Gender: co-ed by apartment

Description:
Located on the northern end of campus across from Hurley Hall, Occum houses 243 men and women in four and six person apartments. Each apartment on the 1st and 2nd floors (transfer housing) includes two-person bedrooms, a bathroom, a living area, sink and refrigerator and central heat/air conditioning. Laundry facilities, multi-media room, PC Lab, exercise room and vending machines are also located within the building. Occum Hall residents on the 1st and 2nd floors are required to purchase the Silver meal plan but may elect to purchase the Gold meal plan. Smoking is not permitted in any of the residence halls.

Transfer students are assigned based on age and number of credits transferring into Eastern (only those credits known at time of placement can be taken into account). Occum Hall transfer beds are reserved for transfer students who are older than the traditional freshmen and have over 60 credits. Students with less credits may be assigned to these spaces as needed.

4-person suite (double bedroom) layout
6-person suite (double bedroom) layout
See Occum Hall on You Tube

Contact Information
Office: (860) 465-5231
Hall Director: (860) 465-5312

Best Western

(overflow housing)

Bedroom Dimensions: 16′x16′
Capacity: double room
Population: 54 students
Gender: co-ed by bedroom

Description:
The Best Western Regent Inn (123 Storrs Rd., Mansfield, CT 06250) houses approximately 60 men and women in double rooms, along with housing staff personnel. Students are housed in their own building separate from the main hotel itself. The small population and specialty transfer student programming focus promotes a strong community at the hotel and promotes involvement in campus events. The University has supplied additional storage within the rooms to make your stay more comfortable. The Best Western is equipped with high-speed wireless internet access, free continental breakfasts, TVs in each room, TV lounge with foosball and billiards, vending machines, microwaves, pool and hot tub, laundry facilities and cleaning service. Students assigned to the Best Western are not required to purchase any specific meal plan and can choose the meal plan of their choice. Smoking is not permitted in the hotel. The University runs its shuttle service to and from the Best Western, but students at the Best Western are also permitted to have a car. Students who register their car with Campus Police will receive a commuter parking pass and will have the ability to drive to/from class.

Contact Information
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